History VideoGame / Ready2RumbleBoxing

31st Jan '17 11:59:27 AM AndyLA
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* VersionExclusiveContent: Each of the three console versions of the first game have an exclusive character: Jimmy Blood on the Dreamcast, Gino Stiletto on the Playstation and J.R. Flurry on the Nintendo 64. Also happens to quite a few characters from ''Round 2'' who had to be excised from the fifth-gen versions due to the Playstation and [=N64=]'s limitations.
31st Jan '17 11:55:17 AM AndyLA
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* BreakingTheFourthWall: Both Michael Jackson and Shaquille O'Neal are aware they're in a video game. However, several of Shaq's post-match quips have him [[NoFourthWall completely shattering the fourth wall like he does backboards]], while Jackson only had just one throwaway line: %%NO COMMENTO

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* BreakingTheFourthWall: Both Michael Jackson and Shaquille O'Neal are aware they're in a video game. However, several of Shaq's post-match quips have him [[NoFourthWall completely shattering the fourth wall like he does backboards]], while Jackson only had just one throwaway line: %%NO COMMENTOline:


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* VersionExclusiveContent: Each of the three console versions of the first game have an exclusive character: Jimmy Blood on the Dreamcast, Gino Stiletto on the Playstation and J.R. Flurry on the Nintendo 64. Also happens to quite a few characters from ''Round 2'' who had to be excised from the fifth-gen versions due to the Playstation and [=N64=]'s limitations.
29th Jun '16 8:18:09 PM GF93
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** ShownTheirWork: In real life boxing, leaving the ring for any reason is an automatic DQ. Midway took this rule and turned it into an automatic knockout if you hit your opponent with a full Rumble meter.



** ShownTheirWork: In real life boxing, leaving the ring for any reason is an automatic DQ. Midway took this rule and turned it into an automatic knockout if you hit your opponent with a full Rumble meter.
29th Jun '16 8:17:17 PM GF93
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* BadassUnintentional: Mama Tua, as she got involved in the boxing scene by accident. But it ''does'' show where her son Salua [[InTheBlood got his skills from]]

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* BadassUnintentional: Mama Tua, as she got involved in the boxing scene by accident. But it ''does'' show where her son Salua [[InTheBlood got his skills from]]from]].



* BloodKnight: Jimmy Blood, Rocket Samchay and Angel Rivera.

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* BloodKnight: Jimmy Blood, Rocket Samchay and Angel "Raging" Rivera.


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* RoarBeforeBeating: Adding nicely to his Maori New Zealander heritage and reputation as a ScreamingWarrior, one of Jimmy Blood's win-poses in the original game involves him beating his chest repeatedly in this fashion, before yelling angrily.
14th May '16 7:42:54 AM AndyLA
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* {{Acrofatic}}: Mama Tua weighs in at a staggering 400 pounds, and is still agile enough to pull off cartwheels.



** Afro Thunder sounds nearly identical to comedian Creator/ChrisRock, and also has a passing resemblance of him as well.

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** Afro Thunder sounds nearly identical to comedian Creator/ChrisRock, and also has a passing resemblance of to him as well.



* IShallTauntYou: An important part of gameplay.

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* IShallTauntYou: An important part of gameplay.gameplay, as it helps fill your Rumble meter.
* KickingAssInAllHerFinery: Hillary Clinton always takes the ring dressed in her tailleurs.



** Inverted with Mama Tua, the mother Salua Tua from the first game, who became a wrestler.

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** Inverted with Mama Tua, the mother of Salua Tua from the first game, who became a wrestler.



** Johnny Blodd, the younger brother to original ''Rumble'' fighter Jimmy Blood.

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** Johnny Blodd, Blood, the younger brother to original ''Rumble'' fighter Jimmy Blood.



* RedBoxingGloves: Naturally.

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* RedBoxingGloves: Naturally.Naturally, although not everyone wears them.



** two of Michael Jackson's taunts also have him doing his infamous battle scream.

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** two Two of Michael Jackson's taunts also have him doing his infamous battle scream.



* TopHeavyGuy: Some of the beefier characters, such as Butcher Brown and Damien Black.



* WritersCannotDoMath: ''Round 2'' takes place three years after the original game, yet some of the returning characters are either aged up ''double'' that, or, as mentioned above, their original ages were [[RetCon retconned]]. Michael Jackson was a strange example, as the Nintendo 64 version of the game bills him at ''25 years old'' (he was actually 42 at the time), while the other ports did not bill his age at all.

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* WritersCannotDoMath: ''Round 2'' takes place three years after the original game, yet some of the returning characters are either aged up ''double'' that, or, as mentioned above, their original ages were [[RetCon retconned]]. Michael Jackson was a strange example, as the Nintendo 64 version of the game bills him at ''25 years old'' (he was actually 42 at the time), time[[note]]25 was the age he was at the release of ''Music/{{Thriller}}''[[/note]]), while the other ports did not bill his age at all.
13th May '16 6:39:28 PM AfroThunder
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* RingOut: Activating your Rumble meter at it's highest level will allow you to uppercut your opponent clean out of the ring, giving you an automatic K.O. victory.
** ShownTheirWork: In real life boxing, leaving the ring for any reason is an automatic DQ. Midway took this rule and turned it into an automatic knockout if you hit your opponent with a full Rumble meter.



* ShownTheirWork: In real life boxing, leaving the ring for any reason is an automatic DQ. The player can use this to their advantage in ''Round 2'' and onward, as hitting your opponent with a maxed out Rumble meter will send them clean out of the ring, netting you a quick win.
13th May '16 6:28:18 PM AfroThunder
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* ShownTheirWork: In real life boxing, leaving the ring for any reason is an automatic DQ. The player can use this to their advantage in ''Round 2'' and onward, as hitting your opponent with a maxed out Rumble meter will send them clean out of the ring, netting you a quick win.
7th May '16 9:55:51 AM AndyLA
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* PunnyName: Boris Knokimov.
24th Apr '16 12:25:06 PM AfroThunder
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* NewJackSwing: The first two games' OSTs made heavy use of the NJS sound.

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* NewJackSwing: The first two games' OSTs [=OSTs=] made heavy use of the NJS sound.
24th Apr '16 11:49:24 AM AfroThunder
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* NewJackSwing: The first two games' OSTs made heavy use of the NJS sound.
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